Kosovo Bear Sanctuary

In past times, keeping bears in captivity was a common practice throughout the region.  In Kosovo, many restaurants had a bear in a cage as a drawcard for customers. In 2010, keeping bears was outlawed,…

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Pristina (4 to 6 June 2018)

The capital of Kosovo fared badly during the 1990s war and much of the city is newly built.  The city is compact and really, you can get around on foot and see all of the…

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Peja (3 and 4 June 2018)

When the Lonely Planet lists a weekly local cheese market as one of the six ‘highlights of the country’ – yes, not the town, the whole country – you have to ask yourself whether: (a)…

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Prizren (1 and 2 June 2018)

Prizren is Kosovo’s second largest city and frequently called its prettiest.  The old town area known as the Shadervan surrounds the Sinan Pasha Mosque and spreads along the river and up the slopes behind. Overlooking…

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